Charging at home is the most common way to make Electric Car ownership and charging fairly painless, turning your car charging into a behaviour like charging your laptop or phone – just plug it in overnight and get the charge you need by morning. This is my experience of getting a home charger installed.
In the first of our ‘ownership stories’, Scott tells us about his experiences moving to an electric vehicle with a Tesla Model X 75D: “I’d be perfectly happy driving this car for a very long time.”
BMW’s occasional use charger is included with every BMW i3 and allows you to charge the car, albeit slowly, from a regular wall socket. Here’s my take on the unit and how I use it.